Arjun Patel

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I just read a book that called me out on my excuses for not seeing friends, not finishing my work, and wasting time on social media — and I loved it

Courtesy of Laura Vanderkam<p><b>Time is a precious commodity, but too many of us waste hours of it every day.</b>• <b><br>In her new book, "Off the Clock,"</b> …

Time Management

How To: Customize Your Galaxy S9 with Squeeze Gestures

All the Android fans out there undoubtedly remember the squeeze gestures introduced with the HTC U11. Google continued the trend by bringing the …

This Free Ad Blocker for Samsung Phones Also Kills Bloatware and Manages App Permissions

There are plenty of great ad blockers to choose from, but most just delete the ads or replace them with something less offensive. If you’re looking …

If You Read These 9 Books on Leadership, You Probably Don't Need a Mentor

While no aspiring leader's bookshelf is complete without a copy of Sheryl Sandberg's <i>Lean In</i>, there are literally hundreds of other books on the topic …

How to lose weight fast: 8 ways to drop 2 kg in one week

How to lose weight fast: 8 ways to drop 2 kg in one week<p>How to lose weight is a quest several brave men and women venture onto. But few end up …

Fitness

3 Simple DIY Tools to Create Your Own Affordable Social Videos

It’s staggering to think that every day, people around the world collectively watch one billion hours of YouTube.That’s over 114,000 years of video …

This inexpensive cross-country train route is *begging* to be your summer road trip

Sure, summer still feels about as far away as the next total solar eclipse, but it’s definitely not too soon to start planning a dreamy road trip. …

Apple’s Design Delirium

I watch with increasing trepidation at the direction Apple is taking its products. The most recent concern came yesterday from Bloomberg that Apple intends to offer its software developers new libraries that will allow apps to serve both touchscreen interfaces like the iPhone as well as traditional …

Android color management: Everything you need to know

There has been a lot of talk about color management here and elsewhere on the internet lately. Android Oreo provides new support for color …

The future according to Google: AI + hardware + software = ?

What is the future according to Google? It’s a pretty exciting place.<p>Artificial intelligence rules supreme. All of the world’s information is available right at our finger tips, and, of course, Google is the company to provide it.<p>Machine learning is at the heart of everything Google does<p>Google may …

Artificial Intelligence

What being an “AI first” company means for Google

Back at Google I/O, CEO Sundar Pichai outlined the company’s vision as an “AI first” company, with a new focus on contextual information, machine learning, and using intelligent technology to improve customer experience. The launch of the Pixel 2 and 2 XL, the latest batch of Google Home products, …

Machine Learning

Eric Schmidt's top tips for growing your startup from 0 to Google

When you’re looking for inspiration on how to grow your startup into a company that could change the world, Eric Schmidt, former CEO of Google and Executive Chairman of Alphabet, seems like a pretty good person to ask. In early October, Schmidt visited TQ, a tech hub in Amsterdam founded by TNW, to …

Why the ‘end of the startup era’ could be great for entrepreneurs

Three prominent tech thinkers recently declared the end of the startup era, questioned the future of tech innovation generally and heralded the rise of the “Frightful Five” — Apple, Amazon, Facebook, Google and Microsoft — who will dominate the future of tech. All of the posts make credible …

The First Time In A Long Time That Google Felt Stupid

In pushing the Google Assistant to its limits, the tech titan has revealed that it’s a mere mortal.<p>When is the last time Google felt anything short of omniscient? This ethereal entity has become the perfect container for email, docs, photos, and maps. Google has gotten so good at search, it knows …

Apple is not America's favorite tech company

The era of the Apple fanboy may be coming to an end. According to a survey conducted by <i>The Verge</i> in partnership with consulting firm Reticle Research, Apple falls squarely in the middle among Facebook, Microsoft, Google, and Amazon when it comes to inspiring passion and trust in consumers. It came …

Sundar Pichai talks Pixel, Google hardware, and HTC expertise for other products

The third quarter of 2017 saw Google acquire 2,000 HTC engineers and intellectual property, as well as the launch of their second Made by Google line of products. During today’s earnings call, Sundar Pichai talked more about that deal, as well as their broader hardware business.<p>During this …

New CRISPR tool alters RNA for wider gene editing applications

The CRISPR gene editing technique can be used for all sorts of amazing things by targeting your DNA. Scientists are using it in experimental therapies for ALS and Huntington's disease, ways to let those with celiac disease process gluten proteins and possibly assist in more successful birth rates. …

Misfit Vapor Android Wear Smartwatch Launches October 31st 2017 For $200

In a few days time on October 31st 2017, Misfit will be launching their new and previously unveiled Misfit Vapor smartwatch loaded with Google’s …

The Most Haunted Place in Every State, Mapped

For some of us, Halloween is best-celebrated snuggling up under a blanket hiding from scary movies and stuffing our faces with candy, but for the …